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Bootcamp Grad Returns to Online Security Field, Making Impact with New Skills

By Emily Wilson • July 20, 2020

For much of his career, Leon Rosenstein’s primary working goal has been to stay one step ahead of those seeking to do digital harm. Read how his time in the bootcamp helped him expand and evolve his career trajectory, fuzing his interests in data science and online security.

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Why Data Literacy is Important for Your Business (& How You Can Get Started)

By Emily Wilson • July 17, 2020

In today’s fast-moving business environment, it’s tempting to make decisions based on personal opinion, gut feelings, or groupthink, especially when those options feel like all you have at your disposal. But training and emboldening a data-literate team – from your technical to non-technical employees – opens doors to growth and success. Learn more during our upcoming free training series.

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Founder’s Note: The Evolution of Metis

By Jason Moss • July 15, 2020

Over the past six years, we have built robust local communities around our Data Science Bootcamp campuses in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle (which we closed in December). We have been proud to call these cities home, and the countless relationships we've built within the local data science ...

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VIDEO: The State of AI in Banking with Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed

By Metis • July 08, 2020

Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed recently took part in a panel discussion about The State of AI in Banking during an online Ai4 event. He and the other panelists dove into issues like risk, automation, compliance, and talent. Watch the recorded panel discussion here.

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Free On-Demand 'One Hour at Bootcamp' Workshop - Intro to Clustering

By Metis • July 07, 2020

Last month, our Executive Director of Data Science hosted One Hour at Bootcamp: Intro to Clustering. The reception was so great that we wanted to share it far and wide for those who may have missed it the first time. Learn more and register for access to the recording here.

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From Analyst to Data Scientist, Grad Finds Her Way Via the Bootcamp

By Emily Wilson • July 02, 2020

This is Vickie Chan’s second time working at Fitch Ratings, one of the largest credit rating agencies in the United States. The first time exposed her to data science; now, she is a Data Scientist. Read how the bootcamp helped her make the transition.

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Data Scientist Roundup: Podcasts, Publications, and Upcoming Talks

By Metis • June 30, 2020

When our Data Scientists aren't teaching the intensive 12-week bootcamps or corporate training courses, they're working on a variety of other projects. This monthly blog series tracks and discusses some of their recent activities and accomplishments.

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Made at Metis: Using Data to Improve B2B Marketing; Examining Germany's Central Political Body

By Metis • June 26, 2020

This post features two projects from recent graduates of our data science bootcamp. Take a look at what's possible to create in just 12 weeks.

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Introducing Our New Bootcamp Prep Course: Python for Beginners

By Metis • June 24, 2020

We know the importance of professional development, especially when roles and careers are continuously evolving. Our team is always looking for ways to deliver new courses that students can use to advance in data science. We’re excited to announce our latest bootcamp prep course: Python for Beginners! Learn more here.

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A Hunger for Data Leads Grad to Role at HelloFresh

By Emily Wilson • June 23, 2020

If you’re not hungry already, you’ll probably be ready to eat by the end of this post. Bootcamp graduate Amy Su works as the Sr. Analyst of Product Operations at HelloFresh, a meal kit delivery service known for all-natural, easy-to-prepare recipes. In addition to catching up with her to discuss her role at the data-driven company, we also talked about the joys of working with food-related data all day.